We are looking for the right people to come and join our Culture Care Connect team.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders continue to be significantly impacted by suicide and suicide ideation. The Culture Care Connect program seeks to overcome the inequality experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, integrating suicide prevention planning and response activity by developing and delivering trauma-aware, healing-informed services which take into consideration the intersection between AOD, SEWB, primary health and other complementary programs.

The Mental Health Nurse is responsible for providing assertive and timely follow-up care for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people referred to this service following a suicide attempt or suicidal crisis, in line with our Aftercare Service Delivery Model.

The person in this role will be resourced with strong training and ongoing support mechanisms.

This is a unique opportunity in a successful organisation that will is rewarding and supports ongoing professional development.  For more information on the tasks and functions of the role please download the application package.

Benefits and Perks

This is a full time role with an offer of  fixed term arrangement to 30 June 2025.

A competitive salary package with a base salary of up to $92,872.00 – $101,680.00 depending on skills and experience with the ability to salary sacrifice up to $31,177 as a PBI organisation.

  • 11% superannuation;
  • Additional 5 days sick leave per year;
  • Additional leave for NAIDOC and Christmas is also available; and
  • Flexible working hours with monthly Rostered Days Off.

Galambila also provides support for staff with access to EAP and ongoing professional development opportunities.

This is a competitive package located in a beautiful part of Australia.

 Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have experience as a Mental Health Registered Nurse.

 Essential capabilities

Professional Practice: Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in nursing and primary health care principles, collaborate with the SEWB team and communicate effectively with external stakeholders including service providers and referrers.

Nursing Care: Sound knowledge of the mental health environment and its relationship to the broader health sector and local community health priorities.

General Practice Environment: Familiar with recall and reminder systems, data and clinical software systems and extensive experience and knowledge of the general practice setting including funding models and day-to-day operations or demonstrated capacity to acquire same.

Collaborative Practice: Proven ability to work as a highly effective member of a team including as part of a diverse group of allied and healthcare professionals, and ability to provide clinical leadership.

Self-disciplined: Manages own time to achieve key outcomes; avoids distractions and diversions.

Resilient: Recovers from setbacks; overcomes obstacles and setbacks; learns from experience and identifies areas for self-development.

Client focused: Prioritises needs of clients; Aims for best outcomes for clients; follows through with commitments.


Experience working in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service.

Experience with Computerised Medical Systems.


Current ‘C’ Class driver’s licence is mandatory for this role.


The successful applicant must be AHPRA Registered and ACMHN Accredited .

How to apply:

To apply for this role you will need to provide:

  • A completed Applicant Details Form;
  • Your updated Resume; and
  • A cover letter addressing the capabilities of the role.

Applications need to be received by Monday, 13 May 2024 . You can submit your application directly by email to HR@Galambila.org.au or online by clicking Apply Now.

For further information please ring Jen Blackburn 02) 6652 0850.

The application package on the Galambila website contains full details of the role and duties.  Please download here.


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